Moments Wisdon – January 14, 2018

by Paul R. Blake

A Moments Wisdom –It is not necessary to tell your friends about your indigestion or backache. “How are you?” is a greeting, not a question. –An apology is a friendship preserver, an antidote for hatred, never a sign of weakness; it costs nothing but one’s pride, always saves more than it costs, and is a […]

Sound Words, January 14 2018

by Paul R. Blake

No Guarantee By Coral Blake There is nothing quite like taking care of someone who is your own age and is also dying of cancer. My first thought was, “He/she is too young to die,” and my second was, “So am I.” The whole shift was spent tearing at my heart, and quite honestly I […]

Sound Words – January 7, 2018

by Paul R. Blake

Who is My Enemy? By Stephen Auman A lawyer stood up to put Jesus to the test, and asked, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” In the ensuing dialog, they quickly agreed that one of the requirements was to love one’s neighbor as one’s self. But the lawyer, wanting to justify himself, […]

Moments Wisdon – January 7, 2018

by Paul R. Blake

A Moments Wisdom –Pain nourishes courage. You cannot be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you. –It is innocence when it charms us; it is ignorance when it irritates us. –If you are suffering from a bad man’s injustice, forgive him lest there be two bad men. –There are two types of […]

Moments Wisdon – December 31, 2017

by Paul R. Blake

A Moments Wisdom on Grace –Any fool can know. The point is to understand. –Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. –Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn. –Children don’t always remember what you try to teach […]

Sound Words – December 31, 2017

by Paul R. Blake

Life’s Little Lessons XVII Perilous Times “But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of […]

Moments Wisdom – December 17, 2017

by Paul R. Blake

A Moments Wisdom on Grace –I am nothing but a ripped fabric stitched together by God’s grace. –The fires of refinement come with a cost, but also with a promise. His grace has been extended to you for restoration, confirmation, strengthening, and to establish you in Him. –A sin confessed in humility and sorrow becomes […]

Sound Words – December 17, 2017

by Paul R. Blake

Religious Ticks By Paul R. Blake             When I was ten years old, I had a dog of dubious ancestry (a mutt) named Happy, and did his name ever fit him. To this day I have yet to find a friendlier dog or a pet more content to play with children from daylight to dark. […]

A Moments Wisdom – Demember 10, 2017

by Paul R. Blake

A Moments Wisdom –Some people have eyes that see not and ears that hear not, but there are very few people who have tongues that talk not. –There isn’t a thought in our heads that hasn’t already been worn shiny by other brains. –You will never please everyone. If you please God always and your […]

Sound Words – December 10, 2017

by Paul R. Blake

When Our Heroes Disagree By Sewell Hall             If I were asked to name my three most admired New Testament heroes (other than Jesus) I suppose I would name Paul, Peter and Barnabas, perhaps in that order. I admire Paul for his outstanding zeal. Zeal to obey the Lord (Acts 9:18), to preach the gospel […]

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